The fourth annual Bayon Cup Invitational Friendly Football Championship was held
in Phnom Penh on May 30-31. Twelve teams entered the event with clubs from Singapore,
Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan participating.
The Swiss Club-Singapore took first place honors for the second year in a row. The
final match saw Phnom Penh's own Bayon Wanderers pitted against the well-oiled Swiss
In spite of the constant exhortations from coach Anthony Alderson, who required a
tin of Strepsil lozenges to assuage a raspy throat, the feisty Wanderers were just
barely nipped 1-0 by the Swiss in the nail-biting tournament climax.